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Using 'like' or 'as' to compare 2 objects.
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Saying something is something else.
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Giving an inanimate object human characteristics.
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Contradiction directly next to each other. e.g. deafening silence.
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A question that doesn't require an answer.
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Person questions something and then immediatley answers it.
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Expresses necessity or possibility e.g. must, shall and should.
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verb used to describe a state or situation e.g. be, have, like, seem, prefer, understand, doubt, and know.
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A noun indicating an idea, quality or state e.g.a thought, dream or emotions.
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Changing the weather to fit the mood.
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The arrangement of words to create well formed sentences.
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Adding extra information that the sentence is still correct without it, like brackets.
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Inserted word as an explanation or after thought.
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Power of 3 describing words e.g. tall, towering tree.
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Extended Metaphor/ Epic simile
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The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
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Direct opposite of something.
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2 things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.
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Repeating something for effect e.g. but, but, but
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2 words with the end sounds that sound like each other.
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Continuing a sentence even on a different line with no pause/ running onto the next line.
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Strongly stressed constants are created deliberately e.g. hissing sounds.
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resemblance of sounds between syllables or nearby words (rhyming)
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Agreement or compatibility between opinions or actions.
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Using a word referring back to a word used earlier e.g. they
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... used for dramatic effect
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Break between words or a pause near the middle of a line.
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Indirect expression for something
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Poetry that doesn't follow a regular rhythm or has rhyme
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A word, name or expression used as a substitute for something that is closely associated.
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Verse or phrase that is repeated as intervals, like a chorus.
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Beginning and ending a poem or story with the same phrase.
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'Bossy' verbs/ commanding
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Flip something/ opposite
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A word used to describe an action, state or occurrence.
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Using words with the same first letter e.g. animals and Ally
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A word used to identify a class of people places, things or ideas e.g. happiness, friendship, Chicago.
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A linking word e.g. like or as
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A noun that is the name of a group of similar things, not a single person, place or thing. e.g. country, person, city.
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A group e.g. school, class, family.
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Refers to the individual name of a person, place or thing e.g. Empire State Building, Atlantic Ocean.
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A reference to another event- to allude something. This provides another layer of meaning.
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Refers to a noun that has already been mentioned e.g. she, he, they, me, you, we, it.
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Use of language where the meaning is unclear- has 2 or more possible meanings or interpretations. This creates layers of meaning.
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A word naming an attribute of a noun (describing word) e.g. sweet, red, technical
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Personification/ making it seem like an animal (not just an inanimate object.)
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Repetition of similar vowel sounds.
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A word that modifies the meaning of an adjective (LY word) e.g. Gently, slowly, quickly.
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Prevailing mood created by a piece of writing.
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A word governing a noun or pronoun expressing relation to another word e.g. before, after, under.
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Implication or association to a word or phrase- suggested rather than being felt.
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Alternative word for vocabulary.
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Definite= specific. A determiner that introduces a noun phrase. Implies that the mentioned has already been mentioned e.g. the USA, the Netherlands
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Feeling pain for someone.
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Refers to something not specifically known to the person being communicated with e.g. a country, a school.
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Metaphorical language/ symbolic
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Of the highest quality or degree e.g hottest, biggest, most.
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Sarcastic tone- saying something while meaning another.
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something you can't touch, not tangible e.g. an idea, hunger, nothing, love, hate.
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sounds e.g. wiz, crack, pop
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The effect the literature has on the reader.
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Main character/ speaker
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Play on words
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The aspect of someone's character that is presented to or perceived by others.
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Ridiculing something going past irony and sarcasm- bitter tone.
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Order of words in a sentence to achieve different effects.
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General intention of the text/ style.
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An intrusive word e.g. so.
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A person or thing that determines or decides something e.g. a, the, every.
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